Heroin Overdose

(A kit for administering naloxone, trade name Narcan, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  The naloxone is administered nasally. File photo by Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Delco DA Says It’s Time to Equip Police in Pa. With Anti-Overdose Treatment

As Camden County officials tout the success of having their officers carry Narcan to treat apparent overdose victims, officials in Pennsylvania say Harrisburg’s delay is costing lives in that state.

08/22/2014

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Bensalem Police Stumble On 2 Women Suffering Possible Heroin Overdoses

Police say they were looking for a man wanted on a contempt charge. In a motel room they found two women breathing but unresponsive.

07/24/2014

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After Two More Overdose Deaths, Cape May Prosecutor Calls Heroin Problem An ‘Epidemic’ In Region

“We’re calling it an epidemic. It’s statewide in New Jersey and I think it’s in Pennsylvania as well, from everything we can tell.” Cape May Prosecutor Robert Taylor said.

04/10/2014

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Authorities Warn Of Heroin Overdoses In Camden

A rash of heroin overdoses has law enforcement officials in Camden worried that drug users may be at risk from unusually potent drugs.

06/01/2013

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Dangerous Heroin Batch Blamed For Camden Overdoses

Law enforcement officials say some recent heroin overdoses in Camden are linked to an extremely dangerous batch of the drug that could be fatal.

05/05/2013

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